but that gives you a general idea of what to expect. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. well, the storm will impact an area called home for millions and many started preparing for a weekend full of snow. tetiana anderson is in new york with more. good morning, tetiana. >> reporter: anne-marie, good morning. it hasn't even started snowing here in the big apple, but we're already feeling the effects. some 3,000 flights canceled all across the northeast including airports like boston's logan and the three major airports that service new york city. and for those people who aren't traveling, well, there are just a few hours left to get supplies before this potentially historic snowfall starts. a familiar scene playing out across new england, people grabbing supplies and food ahead of the storm. the only thing more popular than snow shovels and rock salt seem to be milk and bread. >> craziness as usual for a snowstorm. >> oh, it's crazy. it was a madhouse.